Dirt Day returns to Downtown Wake Forest April 7

Town of Wake Forest News

The Town of Wake Forest and Downtown Wake Forest, Inc. are inviting area residents to “Get Up, Get Out and Get Dirty” during the Fifth Annual Dirt Day.  Promising something for the entire family, this popular springtime event will take place Saturday, April 7, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. along South White Street in downtown Wake Forest.

Kids will have a blast playing in the sand, planting herbs for home windowsills and exploring a variety of trucks from S.T. Wooten Corp.

Adults will have the opportunity to learn about new techniques in gardening and composting, check out the latest in outdoor activity gear and visit with a variety of vendors offering an array of products and insight.

But that’s not all. Dirt Day participants can also make crafts from recycled materials at the Scrap Exchange, paint rocks, view owls and other rescued wildlife, and rub elbows with Master Gardeners and other outdoor educators.

In addition, come prepared to work out and try something new. Exercise classes will be offered in Centennial Plaza in front of the Wake Forest Town Hall, 301 S. Brooks St. Unwined on White will sponsor Adult Yoga at 10:15 a.m. and Family Yoga at 1:45 p.m., while Camp Gladiator will sponsor Boot Camp at 11:15 a.m.

Offering music, dancing in the street and culinary delights from downtown’s wonderful assortment of restaurants and food vendors, Dirt Day offers the perfect opportunity to shake off the winter blues and get involved with an outdoor group that shares your interests. For more information, visit wakeforestnc.gov and search “Dirt Day” or contact Downtown Development Program Assistant Lynette Beadle at [email protected].

Dirt Day is a Wake Forest Outdoors event. To view a complete listing of Town-sponsored springtime events and activities, visit wakeforestnc.gov and search “Wake Forest Outdoors.”

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